This resource was produced as part of the HPS response to the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and has been retained as an archive for reference purposes only.
Note: For specific advice on Influenza A(H1N1)v please refer to the HPS guidance on the Influenza A(H1N1)v page.
This guidance provides specific recommendations, planning strategies, and tools for local public health and healthcare officials who are the front line for managing and containing an influenza pandemic.
The guidance includes detailed sections on preparedness planning, occupational health, infection control precautions, and environmental infection control. Additional sections on hospital and primary care specific-issues will be added separately once the consultation process is complete.